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Value Name

DATE

Purpose

This value type is used to identify values that contain a calendar date.

Format Definition

This value type is defined by the following notation:

 date               = date-value

 date-value         = date-fullyear date-month date-mday
 date-fullyear      = 4DIGIT
 date-month         = 2DIGIT        ;01-12
 date-mday          = 2DIGIT        ;01-28, 01-29, 01-30, 01-31
                                    ;based on month/year

Description

If the property permits, multiple "date" values are specified as a COMMA-separated list of values. The format for the value type is based on the [ISO.8601.2004] complete representation, basic format for a calendar date. The textual format specifies a four-digit year, two-digit month, and two-digit day of the month. There are no separator characters between the year, month, and day component text.

No additional content value encoding (i.e., BACKSLASH character encoding, see Section 3.3.11) is defined for this value type.

Example

The following represents July 14, 1997

 19970714

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